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  • Author:
    Jimmy Boyle
  • ISBN:
    185242608X
  • ISBN13:
    978-1852426088
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  • Publisher:
    Serpent's Tail; Main edition (September 1, 2000)
  • Pages:
    220 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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Hero of the Underworld Paperback – September 1, 2000. Boyle (A Sense of Freedom) deploys his crushed velvet prose like a blunt instrument, assaulting the reader's sensibilities with the darkly amusing exploits of a former mental patient

Hero of the Underworld Paperback – September 1, 2000. by. Jimmy Boyle (Author). Boyle (A Sense of Freedom) deploys his crushed velvet prose like a blunt instrument, assaulting the reader's sensibilities with the darkly amusing exploits of a former mental patient. Driven by his mother's suicide into a string of brutal "homes," young John Ferguson is forced to defend himself from abuse, and his violent resistance lands him at the Institution, a quack insane asylum that is a bastion of drugs and depravity

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Hero of the Underworld book. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hero of the Underworld. After ten hard years inside, Hero is out.

After 11 years inside, Hero is out and soon finds himself leading a gang of former mental hospital patients in a stand against the might of the underworld. Hero's plans to thwart his persecutors escalate from stealing a prize bull to grand theft

After 11 years inside, Hero is out and soon finds himself leading a gang of former mental hospital patients in a stand against the might of the underworld. Hero's plans to thwart his persecutors escalate from stealing a prize bull to grand theft. By the end he will either be free or six feet under.

Jimmy Boyle (Beat the system. I don't know if they to die Shut 'em up, they may not try Send the medicine in and out Fairly it just motored.

Hero of the Underworld is a darkly humorous, uplifting tale of redemption

Hero of the Underworld is a darkly humorous, uplifting tale of redemption. Jimmy Boyle was born in 1944 and raised in the Gorbals, a notorious project of Glasgow. He embarked on a life of crime, eventually being sentenced at the age of twenty-three for a murder he did not commit. In prison, he took up art and since his release in 1982 has become a sculptor of world repute. The Hard Man, a musical based on Jimmy Boyle's life will open on Broadway in spring 2001.

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James "Jimmy" Boyle (born 17 May 1944) is a Scottish former gangster and convicted murderer who became a sculptor and novelist after his release from prison. In 1967, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of another gangland. In 1967, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of another gangland figure, William "Babs" Rooney, but released after serving fourteen years.

After ten hard years inside, Hero is out. Released into a mystifying and dangerous world of small time crooks, bad jobs and sleazy accommodation, he slowly starts to fight back. Hero leads a gang of ex-mental health patients-Lockjaw, Bonecrusher and Sligo-in a stand against the might of the underworld. His outlandish plans to thwart his persecutors escalate from stealing a prize bull, to grand theft, and on to the most dangerous heist in town. By the end, Hero will either be free at last, or six feet under. Hero of the Underworld is a darkly humorous, uplifting tale of redemption.Jimmy Boyle was born in 1944 and raised in the Gorbals, a notorious project of Glasgow. He embarked on a life of crime, eventually being sentenced at the age of twenty-three for a murder he did not commit. In prison, he took up art and since his release in 1982 has become a sculptor of world repute. The Hard Man, a musical based on Jimmy Boyle's life will open on Broadway in spring 2001.